Description

Confidential information that is transmitted over a public network (e.g.: the Internet) must be protected.

Applicability

  • This Control applies to all Texas A&M information resources. The intended audience is all users of university information resources.

Implementation

  • 1

    No university confidential or controlled information shall be made available via university Web sites without ensuring that the material is accessible to only authorized individuals or groups.

  • 2

    All confidential or controlled information transmitted over a public network must be encrypted with, at minimum, a 128-bit encryption algorithm.

  • 3

    Confidential or controlled data that is transmitted in an email message must be encrypted. (See SC-13, Cryptographic Protection).